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Income/capita 39%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 60%
IndexDesert EdgeCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,199$31,458$29,829
Median household income$25,794$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,396$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,208$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$18,103$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$11,096$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level28.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Desert Edge is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Desert Edge is 53% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Desert Edge is 60% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Desert Edge is 86% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,194$25,794$51,588
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Desert Edge median earnings by income bracket

      Desert Edge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.6%10.1%
      Public administration0.0%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.7%
      Education, health & social services0.0%27.4%
      Other67.7%44.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Indian Wells, CA5,194$96,96175%
      La Quinta, CA39,801$71,33829%
      Rancho Mirage, CA17,876$66,08319%
      Bermuda Dunes, CA7,339$57,5694%
      Desert Palms, CA6,940$55,0520%
      Desert Edge, CA3,848$25,79453%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Deer Park, WA3,848$43,64821%
      Ravenswood, WV3,847$32,00742%
      North Brooksville, FL3,846$40,28527%
      Ashland, MO3,851$56,6962%
      Sewickley, PA3,852$69,62526%
      Desert Edge, CA3,848$25,79453%
      Source: The Desert Edge, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).